Upcoming retreats 2023

Centering Prayer Retreats – Contemplative Outreach Dublin 2023

Mercy International Centre, Baggot Street, Dubin

Sunday – Friday, August 20 – 25, 2023


This five-day retreat will provide a contemplative space to centre yourself in prayer and explore a call to deeper listening. This silent method of meditation will lead participants on a journey of connectedness to Catherine. The retreat will include time in Catherine’s house at Baggot Street, and access to spiritual direction.

Residential: €575 (Accommodation & all meals provided) Non-residential : €290 (Lunch provided)

Presented by Fionnuala Quinn O.P. and Suzanne Ryder RSM

Commissioned presenters of Contemplative Outreach Ltd.

Please book directly with Mercy International Centre, 64 Baggot Lane, Dublin 4.

Email: programmes@mercyinternational.ie Phone: + 353 (1) 661 8061


Dromantine Conference Centre, 96 Glen Road, Newry BT 34 IRH, U.K.

6:00 p.m Friday October 13th – 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct 15th, 2023 .

Introductory Retreat – Centering Prayer

Presentations during this introduction will address Prayer as a Relationship; The Method of Centering Prayer; Use of the Sacred Word and the Deepening of the Relationship with God.  This introduction to Centering follows a method taught by the late Fr. Thomas Keating, a Trappist monk.

Presented by Denis Gleeson cfc and Fionnuala Quinn O.P

Commissioned presenters of Contemplative Outreach Ltd.

Cost: €250 /£220

Please book directly with Dromantine. www.dromantineconference.com Phone: +44 2830821964 

Email: admin@dromantineconference.com


Kylemore Abbey, Connemara

Friday – Sunday, November 17 – 19, 2023

A silent Centering Prayer, presenting the teachings of Thomas Keating OCSO.

The retreat will include times of prayer with the Benedictine Community

and Lectio Divina.

Presented by Fionnuala Quinn O.P. and Lesley O’Connor

Commissioned presenters of Contemplative Outreach Ltd.

Cost: €200 for 2 nights, 3 days includes accommodation, meals and sessions.

Please book directly with Kylemore Abbey. Email: kylemore@nd.edu Phone +353 9541815